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Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)
Postpartum depression (PPD) is the most common complication of pregnancy. Active duty mothers and mothers with active duty spouses have a unique risk factor, deployment. Military mothers may receive PPD education prenatally and during postpartum visits if necessary. This project created a postpartum depression video that was mandatory for mothers to watch before they were discharged from the postpartum unit after the delivery of their baby. Early education and treatment are the key to managing PPD in all mothers. The mothers were surveyed at their postpartum office visits to evaluate effectiveness of video.
Willis, Amanda, "Postpartum Depression in Military Mothers:Active Duty and Partners of Active Duty Service Members" (2020). Master of Science in Nursing Theses and Projects. 1.
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